Elder Jeffrey R. Holland testifies of the Savior and what it means to be Christian.
[MUSIC] Various cross currents of our times have brought increasing public attention to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But even as we invite one and all to examine closely the marvel of it, there is one thing we would not like anyone to wonder about. That is whether or not we are Christians.
Now to anyone within the sound of my voice who has wondered regarding our Christianity, I bear this witness. I testify that Jesus Christ is the literal living Son of our literal living God. I bear witness He was born of a virgin mother, that in his lifetime he performed mighty miracles observed by legions of His disciples, and by His enemies as well. He took upon himself the sins of the world, paying an infinite price for every sorrow and sickness, every heartache and unhappiness from Adam to the end of the world.
I testify He had power over death because He was divine, but that He willingly subjected Himself to death for our sake because for a period of time, He was also mortal. I bear witness that He was literally resurrected from the tomb, and after ascending to His Father to complete the process of that Resurrection, He appeared to hundreds of disciples in the old world and in the new.
I know he is the Holy One of Israel, the Messiah, who will one day come again in final glory to reign on Earth as Lord of Lords and King of Kings. Through the Holy Spirit of truth, may we all know the only true God and Jesus Christ, whom He has sent. Then may we live Their teachings and be true Christians in deed, as well as in word. I pray in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.